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Best Guided Tours in Gold Coast, Australia

Best Guided Tours in Gold Coast, Australia

  1. Gold Coast: 3 Day Pass Movie World, Sea World, Wet’n’Wild | GetYourGuide
  2. Gold Coast: 3 Day Pass Movie World, Sea World, Wet’n’Wild | GetYourGuide

    You can visit three of the most popular Gold Coast theme parks in a single day, saving both time and money. Ride the coasters at Movie World, see the sea life at Sea World, and be ready to get shocked at Wet'n'Wild's extreme rides.


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  3. From Brisbane or Gold Coast: Moreton Island Full-Day Trip | GetYourGuide
  4. From Brisbane or Gold Coast: Moreton Island Full-Day Trip | GetYourGuide

    On this full-day excursion to Moreton Island, you'll cross Moreton Bay on a ferry. Become a part of a snorkeling excursion with a guide. Take a guided trip around shipwrecks and see sea turtles, fish, and other marine wildlife in their natural habitats.

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  5. Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Ticket | GetYourGuide
  6. Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Ticket | GetYourGuide

    A short drive from Surfers Paradise, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary provides an opportunity to get up close and personal with Australia's distinctive natural fauna. On this full-day excursion to Moreton Island, you'll cross Moreton Bay on a ferry. Become a part of a snorkeling excursion with a guide. Take a guided trip around shipwrecks and see sea turtles, fish, and other marine wildlife in their natural habitats.

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  7. Australia Outback Spectacular: Dinner and Show | GetYourGuide
  8. Australia Outback Spectacular: Dinner and Show | GetYourGuide

    An all-new performance with a transformational stadium, mesmerizing animals, and immersive technology will take you to the heart of Australia. In addition, as you take in the play, you may fill up on a delectable three-course dinner. Begin the night off right with a rustic woodfire roasted vegetable and goat feta tart, topped with wild rocket and a home-made pineapple and mustard seed-chutney from the chef. A succulent eye fillet steak or chicken breast with full-bodied gravy and sides of roast pumpkin, green beans, and potato parcels is the perfect way to conclude the meal. To end the meal, savor a decadent dark chocolate flan with salted caramel sauce and a dusting of chocolate dirt.

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  9. Gold Coast: 2-Hour Surfers Paradise Cruise with Buffet Lunch | GetYourGuide
  10. Gold Coast: 2-Hour Surfers Paradise Cruise with Buffet Lunch | GetYourGuide

    Get your fill of fresh local trawler prawns on this two-hour Gold Coast lunch cruise, which departs from an ideal location in the center of the city. With its large canal network and stunning skyline views, the tour takes visitors past Surfers Paradise and out into Southport's Broadwater.

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  11. Moreton Island: Dolphin and Snorkel Cruise Adventure | GetYourGuide
  12. Moreton Island: Dolphin and Snorkel Cruise Adventure | GetYourGuide

    Meet your captain and crew at the Rivergate Marina in Brisbane, where you'll board your boat for a one-day excursion to Moreton Island!


    The whale- and dolphin-friendly ships have big viewing decks so that everyone on this ultimate marine discovery tour can be close to the rail.

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  13. Gold Coast: Wave Break Island Kayaking & Snorkeling tour | GetYourGuide
  14. Gold Coast: Wave Break Island Kayaking & Snorkeling tour | GetYourGuide

    A fun-filled guided kayaking excursion departs from the Gold Coast to Wave Break Island South, where you'll be able to swim, eat a snack, and rest while taking in stunning city views.

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  15. Gold Coast: Jet Boat Ride and Scenic Helicopter Tour | GetYourGuide
  16. Gold Coast: Jet Boat Ride and Scenic Helicopter Tour | GetYourGuide

    Go on an exhilarating excursion while you're on the Gold Coast. Take a 55-minute ride on a jet boat to kick off your adventure and feel your heart rate increase as you splash around in the water.

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  17. Gold Coast Morning Tea Cruise from Surfers Paradise | GetYourGuide
  18. Gold Coast Morning Tea Cruise from Surfers Paradise | GetYourGuide

    The Gold Coast of Queensland's Surfers Paradise is the perfect setting for a morning tea cruise. You can take a 90-minute bike ride every day and enjoy a peaceful morning.

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  19. Gold Coast: 55-Minute Extreme Jet Boat Ride | GetYourGuide
  20. Gold Coast: 55-Minute Extreme Jet Boat Ride | GetYourGuide

    This amazing jet boat trip from Surfers Paradise offers a burst of energy, excitement, and a breathtaking view for the price of admission. Taking a 55-minute boat ride through the Gold Coast's lovely canals is a creative way to see the area. Instead of visiting the same old tourist sights, opt for a new and exciting adventure.

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  21. Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Ticket & Koala Photo | GetYourGuide
  22. Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Ticket & Koala Photo | GetYourGuide

    With this combination ticket, you'll get to cuddle a koala and see Australia's distinctive local fauna. Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is in the middle of the Gold Coast and less than 30 minutes from Surfers Paradise.

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  23. Surfers Paradise: Gold Coast Afternoon River Cruise | GetYourGuide
  24. Surfers Paradise: Gold Coast Afternoon River Cruise | GetYourGuide

    A leisurely afternoon sail offers a new viewpoint on Surfers Paradise, Australia's most famous tourist destination. Join us for a relaxing cruise through the Gold Coast's canals, broad waters, and other waterways.

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  25. Gold Coast: Hot Air Balloon Ride with Breakfast and Bubbly | GetYourGuide
  26. Gold Coast: Hot Air Balloon Ride with Breakfast and Bubbly | GetYourGuide

    Breakfast and a vineyard tour are on the agenda after an early morning ride with an expert crew.


    Take a bus from select Gold Coast hotels to the launch location in the early hours of the morning. Before it takes off, take some pictures of the massive balloon as it fills up.

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  27. Gold Coast Airport Arrival Shared Transfer | GetYourGuide
  28. Gold Coast Airport Arrival Shared Transfer | GetYourGuide

    Having been in business for over 20 years, this shuttle service guarantees door-to-door pickup and drop-off for every customer. This company is proud to offer high-quality service at a fair price and to have employees who know a lot about the Gold Coast's famous landmarks and hidden gems that make it such a great place for families to visit.

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  29. Gold Coast: Natural Bridge & Springbrook Waterfalls Tour | GetYourGuide
  30. Gold Coast: Natural Bridge & Springbrook Waterfalls Tour | GetYourGuide

    One of Australia's most beautiful rainforests can be reached in less than an hour by car from popular tourist destinations like the Gold Coast. With a maximum of 16 people each trip and door-to-door service from your central Gold Coast hotel, this small group tour provides a really personalized experience. An expert local guide will take you on a guided tour to see the magnificent Natural Arch waterfall. Get to know the rain forest's flora and creatures as you make your way through. From the inside of the cave itself, you can see the water cascading through the roof of the basalt cave, which has been formed over millions of years.

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  31. Gold Coast Sunset River Cruise | GetYourGuide
  32. Gold Coast Sunset River Cruise | GetYourGuide

    Pass some of the Gold Coast's most opulent houses as you float along the river after dusk.


    It's the perfect way to end your day on the Gold Coast, with a drink of champagne or a cold beer from the fully licensed bar and a view of the magnificent Gold Coast skyline.

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  33. Gold Coast: Movie World, Sea World, Wet'n'Wild 14-Day Pass | GetYourGuide
  34. Gold Coast: Movie World, Sea World, Wet'n'Wild 14-Day Pass | GetYourGuide

    A 14-day entrance package to SeaWorld, Warner Brothers Movie World, Wet'n'Wild, and Paradise Country on the Gold Coast gives you access to four of Australia's most popular theme parks.

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  35. Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary: Entry & TreeTops Challenge | GetYourGuide
  36. Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary: Entry & TreeTops Challenge | GetYourGuide

    With its central location on the Gold Coast, Currumbin Species Sanctuary is the perfect place to get up close and personal with Australia's distinctive natural wildlife. The Sanctuary is open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. except on Anzac Day and Christmas Day.

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  37. Gold Coast: Aquaduck City Tour and River Cruise | GetYourGuide
  38. Gold Coast: Aquaduck City Tour and River Cruise | GetYourGuide

    With its central location on the Gold Coast, Currumbin Species Sanctuary is the perfect place to get up close and personal with Australia's distinctive natural wildlife. The Sanctuary is open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., except on Anzac Day and Christmas Day. A city tour and a river boat may be had on the "Aquaduck" excursion. Tours onboard the amphibious 'Aquaduck' depart from the heart of Surfers Paradise and include a city tour and a river cruise. From atop glamorous waterfront houses owned by the affluent and famous as you travel down the coast, you may see iconic sites like the Gold Coast waterways and iconic sites.

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  39. Gold Coast: Aquaduck Tour and Skypoint Deck and Dine Tickets | GetYourGuide
  40. Gold Coast: Aquaduck Tour and Skypoint Deck and Dine Tickets | GetYourGuide

    Combination tours provide a unique opportunity to experience the Gold Coast from two different angles. On an Aquaduck trip, it is possible to see Surfers Paradise and Main Beach. At the SkyPoint Observation Deck, you may have a hearty breakfast or lunch 270 feet above the ground.With its central location on the Gold Coast, Currumbin Species Sanctuary is the perfect place to get up close and personal with Australia's distinctive natural wildlife. The Sanctuary is open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., except on Anzac Day and Christmas Day. A city tour and a river boat may be had on the "Aquaduck" excursion. Tours onboard the amphibious 'Aquaduck' depart from the heart of Surfers Paradise and include a city tour and a river cruise. From atop glamorous waterfront houses owned by the affluent and famous, as you travel down the coast, you may see iconic sites like the Gold Coast waterways and iconic sites.

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  41. Mount Tamborine Wine, Winery Tour from Brisbane or Gold Coast 2022
  42. Mount Tamborine Wine, Winery Tour from Brisbane or Gold Coast 2022

    On a full-day trip from Brisbane or the Gold Coast, you'll visit the Mt. Tamborine boutique vineyards. You'll visit award-winning vineyards in Queensland with your knowledgeable wine guide and enjoy a gourmet winery lunch. Visit a local distillery and try some of their liqueurs and spirits, as well as their cheese and fudge. Only 12 individuals are allowed on this small-group trip, so everyone gets to know each other better.

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  43. Jet-Boat Ride and Helicopter Flight from the Gold Coast 2022
  44. Jet-Boat Ride and Helicopter Flight from the Gold Coast 2022

    A jet boat ride and a breathtaking helicopter trip over the Gold Coast's dazzling seas and blue skies are included in this package deal. Among the sights you'll see on your trip are the Palazzo Versace Hotel in Brisbane, the Marina Mirage Casino, the Sovereign Islands, SeaWorld, Runaway Bay, and more. Your jet boat skipper performs high-speed stunts as he leads the vessel on an exciting 55-minute voyage. A five-minute helicopter ride lets you see the area's landmarks and beautiful beaches from above.

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  45. Solo, Tandem & Triple Parasailing on the Gold Coast 2022
  46. Solo, Tandem & Triple Parasailing on the Gold Coast 2022

    While vacationing on Australia's Gold Coast, don't miss out on the opportunity to go parasailing. Safety instruction is required before you're put in your harness. Fly over the Gold Coast at a height of 400 feet (122 meters) and take in the scenery. Whether you're traveling alone or with a companion, this option is accessible.

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  47. Mt. Tamborine National Park 4WD Rainforest Tour with Glow Worm 2022 - Surfers Paradise
  48. Mt. Tamborine National Park 4WD Rainforest Tour with Glow Worm 2022 - Surfers Paradise

    Take a 4WD rain forest walk and glowworm tour around Mt Tamborine National Park at night. Take a break at the top of the mountain to have some cake and hot chocolate and enjoy the view of the Gold Coast from a vantage point. After that, take a guided bushwalk through the rain forest under torchlight to see nocturnal animals, including a stunning waterfall lighted by glowworms.

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  49. Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary General Entry Ticket
  50. Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary General Entry Ticket

    You can get up close and personal with some of Australia's native wildlife at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary on the Gold Coast. Admission to the park, daily keeper presentations, and animal performances are included in the price of your ticket. Explore the natural bush and rainforest habitats of animals including the Tasmanian devil, echidna, and wombat. You'll see lemurs, red pandas, capybaras, and other unusual animals in the Lost Valley's gorgeous 5-acre forest.

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  51. Jet Boat Express Ride - 30mins 2022 - Gold Coast
  52. Jet Boat Express Ride - 30mins 2022 - Gold Coast

    Is it a lack of time or money? You'll love this jet boating experience.

    •Flight time of 30 minutes and distance of 20 kilometers.There's no time spent in the 6 knot zone when departing from Main Beach!

    •Ride a jet boat in the Southern Broadwater around Wavebreak Island and do a variety of spins and slides.

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  53. PRE SEASON SALE! Whale Watching Tour with Spirit of Gold Coast 2022
  54. PRE SEASON SALE! Whale Watching Tour with Spirit of Gold Coast 2022

    If you don't know where to search, it can be difficult to find whales in their native habitat. From June to November, you have a 100% chance of seeing humpback whales migrating through the Gold Coast, and if you don't, you get a free second cruise. Marine biologist guide who is concerned about conservation and provides insights into whale behavior enriches the experience.. Includes a photo album as a keepsake and a cup of tea in the morning.

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  55. Springbrook National Park Half-Day Tour with Natural Bridge 2022 - Surfers Paradise
  56. Springbrook National Park Half-Day Tour with Natural Bridge 2022 - Surfers Paradise

    This 5-hour afternoon trip to Springbrook National Park departs from the Gold Coast and travels into the hinterland. Travel through the Goondawant to Rainforest by bus, pausing to explore the jungle, peer into old caves, and take in Mount Warning vistas from the Best of All Lookout. Take in the views from the Canyon Lookout, which overlooks Purling Brook Falls, Numinbah Valley, and Rainbow Falls. Hotel pick-up and afternoon tea are included in this small-group trip, which has a maximum of 16 participants.

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  57. 1hr Jet Ski Safari 2022 - Gold Coast
  58. 1hr Jet Ski Safari 2022 - Gold Coast

    Embark on an exhilarating Jet Ski trip through the Gold Coast's natural splendor, departing from Main Beach. Your journey to South Stradbroke Island will take you through sandbars, beaches, and mangroves as you sail for roughly 9 miles (15 kilometers).

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Get the most out of your trip by taking guided tours.

We work with the most prominent and best-known travel companies to put together a list of curated guided tours for you to choose from at your own pace. If you buy any of them, we get a small commission without you having to pay extra.

What are guided tours?

Guided tours are all generally all-inclusive group travel experiences led by a local travel guide and following a fixed itinerary for a specific tourist attractive or local activity. Many sightseeing guided tours, skip-the-line tickets for major travel attractions, group day/night tours, food tastings, wine tastings, and even airport transfers.

Should I use guided tours on my vacations?

Explore and experience your destination like a local.

Discover what your holiday destination has to offer like a local. Uncover hidden Gems!

Avoid scams and pay better prices

Pre-arrange your guided excursions at the best prices from the comfort of your own home, then sit back and relax when you’re on vacation.

I have a tight budget, can I still buy a guided tour?

Whatever your budget is, there is probably a guided tour out there for you with the large selection of guided tours available.

Save time, and Get the most out of your trip.

Don’t squander any time on your journey! Memories are not formed while waiting in line. Skip the lineups at the world’s most popular attractions by making a reservation ahead of time.

With a scheduled tour schedule, you know precisely what you’ll be doing every day, eliminating the possibility of any disappointment.

Check reviews before buying a guided tour

Spoilt for choices and not sure which guided tour to choose? Check out past reviews and decide on which activities suit you better.

No risk to you. Free cancellation

For the majority of guided tours, you can change your mind and cancel your ticket without incurring any fees up to 24 hours before the activity’s start date. This is really beneficial if your travel plans change at the last minute.

Meet people all over the world, make new friends on your next vacation

It is nice to meet new people from all over the world in your guided tours!

Types of guided tours available for your vacation

Depending on the city you are taking a trip to, there are just about any guide trips and activities for everyone. There are outdoor guided trips, water activities, Nature routes, Music celebrations, Local food trips, Workshops and Classes, Arts Performances, Hidden Gems exploration, beer or wine drinking and tasting tours, exclusive TV & Movies trips, romantic couple tours, kids’ activities, trips to Parks and Gardens, Island exploration trips, check out famous landmarks, Museum guided trips and tickets, Airport transfer services, Memorials for you to explore to under the local culture and history, go up Towers & seeing platforms to get a birds-eye view of the landscape, shopping trips, theaters and concert halls, come by ports and harbors, sightseeing cruise, bikes for rental, helicopter rides, ferry tickets, Jeep and SUV for rental, yacht services and sailboat leasing.